Catalogue of works

Fantaisie pour piano et orchestre     72/(73)

I. Andante ma non troppo
II. Lento e molto espressivo
[III]. Allegro molto

Composition dates:
October 1889 - April 1890

Dedication:
René Chansarel

Publication:
Fromont, 1920; Durand, 2007, Édition critique des oeuvres complètes, V/2bis

Nomenclature:
3.3.3.3 — 4.3.3.0 — timp. cymb. - 2 harps (2nd ad lib.) — strings

First hearing:
London, 20 November 1919, Royal Philarmonic Society, soloist Alfred Cortot; Paris, 7 December 1919, Concerts Lamoureux, under the direction of André Messager, soloist Marguerite Long

Comments:
Begun in October 1889, the work should have been Debussy's fourth Envoi de Rome, but the composer did not send it to the Institut.